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Grammy Winners 2017: Adele against Beyoncé

Music’s biggest night may have felt a little less star-studded this year, with some notable absences in Frank Ocean, Kanye West, and Drake, but the 2017 Grammy Awards still brought us the glory of Bruno Mars’ Prince tribute and a pregnant Beyoncé just sitting. But despite Bey bringing down the house with a knockout performance, the night ended up belonging to Adele, whose 25 bested Lemonade in the high-profile categories of Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Record of the Year. Chance the Rapper also had a good night, snagging the coveted award for Best New Artist while also beating out Kanye and Drake to win Best Rap Album for Coloring Book. Below, the full list of nominees, with winners in bold: 

Album of the Year 
Adele, 25 
Beyoncé, Lemonade 
Justin Bieber, Purpose 
Drake, Views 
Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth 

Song of the Year 
Beyoncé, “Formation” 
Adele, “Hello” 
Mike Posner, “I Took a Pill in Ibiza” 
Justin Bieber, “Love Yourself” 
Lukas Graham, “7 Years” 

Record of the Year 
Adele, “Hello” 
Beyoncé, “Formation” 
Lukas Graham, “7 Years” 
Rihanna feat. Drake, “Work” 
Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out” 

Best New Artist 
Kelsea Ballerini 
Chance the Rapper 
Maren Morris 
The Chainsmokers 
Anderson .Paak 

Best Pop Solo Performance 
Adele, “Hello” 
Beyoncé, “Hold Up” 
Justin Bieber, “Love Yourself” 
Kelly Clarkson, “Piece by Piece” (Idol Version) 
Ariana Grande, “Dangerous Woman” 

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance 
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer” 
Lukas Graham, “7 Years” 
Rihanna feat. Drake, “Work” 
Sia feat. Sean Paul, “Cheap Thrills” 
Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out” 

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album 
Andrea Bocelli, Cinema 
Bob Dylan, Fallen Angels 
Josh Groban, Stages Live 
Willie Nelson, Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin 
Barbra Streisand, Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway 

Best Pop Vocal Album 
Adele, 25 

Justin Bieber, Purpose 
Ariana Grande, Dangerous Woman 
Demi Lovato, Confident 
Sia, This Is Acting 

Best Dance Recording 
Bob Moses, “Tearing Me Up” 
The Chainsmokers feat. Daya, “Don’t Let Me Down” 
Flume feat. Kai, “Never Be Like You” 
Riton feat. Kah-Lo, “Rinse & Repeat” 
Sofi Tukker, “Drinkee” 

Best Dance/Electronic Album 
Flume, Skin 

Jean-Michel Jarre, Electronica 1: The Time Machine 
Tycho, Epoch 
Underworld, Barbara, Barbara, We Face a Shining Future 
Louie Vega, Louie Vega Starring…XXVIII 

Best Rap Performance 
Chance the Rapper featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz, “No Problem” 

Desiigner, “Panda” 
Drake featuring The Throne, “Pop Style” 
Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared, “All the Way Up” 
ScHoolboy Q feat. Kanye West, “THat Part” 

Best Rap/Sung Performance 
Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Freedom” 
Drake, “Hotline Bling” 
D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yachty, “Broccoli” 
Kanye West feat. Chance the Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin, and The-Dream, “Ultralight Beam” 
Kanye West feat. Rihanna, “Famous” 

Best Rap Song 
Joseph Cartagena, Edward Davadi, Shandel Green, Karim Kharbouch, Andre Christopher Lyon, Reminisce Mackie & Marcello Valenzano, songwriters (Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared), “All the Way Up” 
Chancelor Bennett, Ross Birchard, Ernest Brown, Andrew Dawson, Kasseem Dean, Mike Dean, Noah Goldstein, Kejuan Muchita, Patrick Reynolds, Kanye West & Cydel Young, songwriters (Kanye West feat. Rihanna), “Famous” 
Aubrey Graham & Paul Jefferies, songwriters (Drake), “Hotline Bling” 
Chancelor Bennett, Dwayne Carter & Tauheed Epps, songwriters (Chance the Rapper feat. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz), “No Problem” 
Chancelor Bennett, Kasseem Dean, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Noah Goldstein, Samuel Griesemer, Terius Nash, Jerome Potter, Kelly Price, Nico “Donnie Trumpet” Segal, Derek Watkins, Kanye West & Cydel Young, songwriters (Kanye West feat. Chance the Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream), “Ultralight Beam” 

Best Rap Album 
Chance the Rapper, Coloring Book 
De La Soul, and the Anonymous Nobody… 
DJ Khaled, Major Key 
Drake, Views 
ScHoolboy Q, Blank Face LP 
Kanye West, The Life of Pablo 

Best Country Solo Performance 
Brandy Clark, “Love Can Go to Hell” 
Miranda Lambert, “Vice” 
Maren Morris, “My Church” 
Carrie Underwood, “Church Bells” 
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color” 

Best Country Duo/Group Performance 
Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King, “Different for Girls” 
Brothers Osborne, “21 Summer” 
Kenny Chesney & P!nk, “Setting the World on Fire” 
Pentatonix feat. Dolly Parton, “Jolene” 
Chris Young with Cassadee Pope, “Think of You” 

Best Country Song 
Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, & Steven Lee Olsen, songwriters (Keith Urban), “Blue Ain’t Your Color” 
Sean Douglas, Thomas Rhett & Joe Spargur, songwriters (Thomas Rhett), “Die a Happy Man” 
Lori McKenna, songwriter (Tim McGraw), “Humble and Kind” 
busbee & Maren Morris, songwriters (Maren Morris), “My Church” 
Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Miranda Lambert), “Vice” 

Best Country Album 
Brandy Clark, Big Day in a Small Town 
Loretta Lynn, Full Circle 
Maren Morris, Hero 
Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth 
Keith Urban, Ripcord 

Best Rock Performance 
Alabama Shakes, “Joe (Live From Austin City Limits)” 
Beyoncé feat. Jack White, “Don’t Hurt Yourself” 
David Bowie, “Blackstar” 
Disturbed, “The Sound of Silence (Live on Conan)” 
Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens” 

Best Metal Performance 
Baroness, “Shock Me” 
Gojira, “Silvera” 
Korn, “Rotting in Vain” 
Megadeth, “Dystopia” 
Periphery, “The Price Is Wrong” 

Best Rock Song 
David Bowie, songwriter (David Bowie), “Blackstar” 
Radiohead songwriters (Radiohead), “Burn the Witch” 
James Hetfield & Lars Ulrich, songwriters (Metallica), “Hardwired” 
Tyler Joseph, songwriter (Twenty One Pilots), “Heathens” 
Rich Meyer, Ryan Meyer & Johnny Stevens, songwriters (Highly Suspect), “My Name Is Human” 

Best Rock Album 
Blink-182, California 
Cage the Elephant, Tell Me I’m Pretty 
Gojira, Magma 
Panic! at the Disco, Death of a Bachelor 
Weezer, Weezer 

Best Alternative Music Album 
Bon Iver, 22, A Million 
David Bowie, Blackstar 
PJ Harvey, The Hope Six Demolition Project 
Iggy Pop, Post Pop Depression 
Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool 

Best R&B Performance 
BJ the Chicago Kid, “Turnin’ Me Up” 
Ro James, “Permission” 
Musiq Soulchild, “I Do” 
Rihanna, “Needed Me” 
Solange, “Cranes in the Sky” 

Best Traditional R&B Performance 
William Bell, “The Three of Me” 
BJ the Chicago Kid, “Woman’s World” 
Fantasia, “Sleeping With the One I Love” 
Lalah Hathaway, “Angel” 
Jill Scott, “Can’t Wait” 

Best R&B Song 
J. Brathwaite, Aubrey Graham & Noah Shebib, songwriters (PartyNextDoor feat. Drake), “Come See Me” 
Michael Hernandez & Bryson Tiller, songwriters (Bryson Tiller), “Exchange” 
Jeff Bhasker, Robyn Fenty, John-Nathan Glass & Natalia Noemi, songwriters (Rihanna), “Kiss It Better” 
Hod David & Musze, songwriters (Maxwell), “Lake by the Ocean” 
Magnus August Høiberg, Benjamin Levin & Daystar Peterson, songwriters (Tory Lanez), “Luv” 

Best Urban Contemporary Album 
Beyoncé, Lemonade 

Gallant, Ology 
King, We Are King 
Anderson .Paak, Malibu 
Rihanna, Anti 

Best R&B Album 
BJ the Chicago Kid, In My Mind 
Lalah Hathaway, Lalah Hathaway Live 
Terrace Martin, Velvet Portraits 
Mint Condition, Healing Season 
Mya, Smoove Jones 

Best Music Video 
Beyoncé, “Formation” 

Leon Bridges, “River” 
Coldplay, “Up & Up” 
Jamie xx, “Gosh” 
OK Go, “Upside Down & Inside Out” 

Best Music Film 
Steve Aoki; Justin Krook, video director; Brent Almond, Matt Colon, David Gelb, Ryan Kavanaugh, Happy Walters & Matthew Weaver, video producers, I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead 
(The Beatles); Ron Howard, video director; Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Scott Pascucci & Nigel Sinclair, video producers, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week -The Touring Years 
Beyoncé; Beyoncé Knowles Carter & Kahlil Joseph, video directors; Beyoncé Knowles Carter, video producer, Lemonade 
Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble, Morgan Neville, video director; Caitrin Rogers, video producer, The Music of Strangers 
(Various Artists); George J. Flanigen IV, video director; John Burke & Lindsey Clark, video producers, American Saturday Night: Live from the Grand Ole Opry 

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media 
Various Artists, Amy 
Miles Davis & Various Artists, Miles Ahead 
Various Artists, Straight Outta Compton 
Various Artists, Suicide Squad (Collector’s Edition) 
Various Artists, Vinyl: The Essentials (Season 1) 

Best Score/Soundtrack for Visual Media 
Thomas Newman, composer, Bridge of Spies 
Ennio Morricone, composer, Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight 
Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto, composers, The Revenant 
John Williams, composer, Star Wars: The Force Awakens 
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein, composers, Stranger Things Volume 1 
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein, composers, Stranger Things Volume 2 

Best Song Written for Visual Media 
Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Walt Dohrn, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar), “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” 
Tyler Joseph, songwriter (Twenty One Pilots), “Heathens” 
Oscar Holter, Max Martin, P!nk & Shellback, songwriters (P!nk), “Just Like Fire” 
Shamann Cooke, Sonny Moore & William Roberts, songwriters (Skrillex & Rick Ross), “Purple Lamborghini” 
Mikkel S. Eriksen, Sia Furler & Tor Erik Hermansen, songwriters (Shakira), “Try Everything” 
Peter Gabriel, songwriter (Peter Gabriel), “The Veil” 

Best Spoken Word Album 
Amy Schumer, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo 
Carol Burnett, In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox 
Patti Smith, M Train 
Tom DeSavia, John Doe, Scott Sherratt & Dan Zitt, producers, Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk (Joe Doe with Tom DeSavia) 
Elvis Costello, Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink 

Best Comedy Album 
David Cross, ...America…Great… 
Margaret Cho, Maerican Myth 
Tig Notaro, Boyish Girl Interrupted 
Amy Schumer, Live at the Apollo 
Patton Oswalt, Talking Over Clapping 

Best Musical Theater Album 
Bright Star, Carmen Cusack, principal soloist; Jay Alix, Peter Asher & Una Jackman, producers; Steve Martin, composer; Edie Brickell, composer & lyricist (Original Broadway Cast) 
The Color Purple, Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, principal soloists; Stephen Bray, Van Dean, Frank Filipetti, Roy Furman, Scott Sanders & Jhett Tolentino, producers (Stephen Bray, Brenda Russell & Allee Willis, composers/lyricists) (New Broadway Cast) 
Fiddler on the Roof, Danny Burstein, principal soloist; Louise Gund, David Lai & Ted Sperling, producers (Jerry Bock, composer; Sheldon Harnick, lyricist) (2016 Broadway Cast) 
Kinky Boots, Killian Donnelly & Matt Henry, principal soloists; Sammy James, Jr., Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Oremus & William Wittman, producers (Cyndi Lauper, composer & lyricist) (Original West End Cast) 
Waitress, Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Neal Avron, Sara Bareilles & Nadia DiGiallonardo, producers; Sara Bareilles, composer & lyricist (Original Broadway Cast)

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